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Hijack Stories

A Feature film by Oliver Schmitz

Produced by Septième Production

Release in France : 04/07/2001

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Actors (3)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Septième Production

Film exports/foreign sales :

Océan Films Distribution

Foreign production companies :

Schlemmer Film, Xenos Pictures

French distribution :

Océan Films Distribution

International releases (3)

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Soweto, South Africa. Sox is a young black actor from a wealthy family. His upbringing has octracized him from the Black community but his skin keeps him from the White one.
Then he gets the opportunity of a lifetime : a gangster part in a television series. But Sox has lived a sheltered life. In order to play the role, he must get street-wise and fast. He hooks up with Zama, a childhood friend turned criminal, who agrees to teach him the ways of the underworld.
But Sox soon discovers the dangerous appeal of adrenalin, easy money and life in the fast lane. Meanwhile, Zama becomes dangerously tempted to play to play his own role and steal Sox's big break.
What could seem like a fair trade can turn ugly, once the lines between reality and fiction begin to blur...

Full credits (9)

Executive Producer :

Philippe Guez

Director of Photography :

Michel Amathieu

Press Attaché (film) :

Michel Burstein

Production Designer :

Carmel Collins

Costume designer :

Nadia Kruger

Screenwriters :

Oliver Schmitz, Lesego Rampolokeng

Sound Recordist :

Richard Sprawson

Editors :

Oliver Schmitz, Derek Trigg

Music Composer :

Martin Todsharow

Technical details

Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

Germany, Great Britain, France

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Minority French (Germany, Great Britain, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 34 min

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Audio format :

Dolby SR